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SHARES OF THEATER CHAINS DROP DESPITE PICK UP IN ATTENDANCE

July 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Ordinarily after a weekend that saw theater attendance soar, one might have expected that the stock of exhibitors would also follow suit. Such was not the case, however, with shares of several exhibitors tumbling in near free fall, presumably in reaction to last weekend’s theater shooting in Aurora, CO. Worst hit was Carmike Cinemas, whose […]

MOVIEGOERS GOBBLING UP HUNGER GAMES TICKETS IN ADVANCE

March 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Presales of tickets for The Hunger Games have gone through the roof, the Hollywood Reporter reported today (Thursday), noting that by Wednesday afternoon, the country’s largest theater chains had already sold $15 million worth of tickets to weekend screenings that begin at midnight tonight. The trade publication quoted one unnamed exhibitor as predicting that the […]